NASA Selects Consolidated Program Support Services Program, Planning, and Control Contractor

NASA has selected Manufacturing Technical Solutions Inc. of Huntsville, Alabama, to provide the Consolidated Program Support…

Robot mothers in science fiction

Scifi assumes creating a robot mother will be easy, research indicates otherwise, but both suggest you…

Complex manipulation with a simple robotic hand through contact breaking and caging

Humans use all surfaces of the hand for contact-rich manipulation. Robot hands, in contrast, typically use…

Grasping with kirigami shells

The ability to grab, hold, and manipulate objects is a vital and fundamental operation in biological…

Co-designing hardware and control for robot hands

Policy gradient methods can be used for mechanical and computational co-design of robot manipulators. Source: Science…

The US Just Approved Its First Big Offshore Wind Farm, and It’s a Breakthrough for the Industry

The US Just Approved Its First Big Offshore Wind Farm, and It’s a Breakthrough for the…

A New Gene Editing Tool Could Rival CRISPR, and Makes Millions of Edits at Once

A New Gene Editing Tool Could Rival CRISPR, and Makes Millions of Edits at Once With…

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample

After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx)…

NASA Announces New Associate Administrator

NASA Administrator Sen. Bill Nelson announced Monday Robert D. Cabana, who has served as director of…

Jurczyk Retires as NASA Associate Administrator

Steve Jurczyk, who served as acting NASA administrator from Jan. 20 to May 3, 2021, announced…